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Effects Of Hepatitis B Vaccine On The Adult Liver

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The Well Project

Caring for Your Liver if You Have HIV/AIDS

...HIV drugs in the nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitor (NRTI), non-nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitor ( NNRTI), and protease inhibitor (PI) classes are associated with liver damage. NRTIs can have negative side effects that may lead to liver problems. One such side effect is mitochondrial toxicity. Mitochondria are inside of cells and produce energy by breaking down sugars and fat. At the same time, lactic acid is made as a...
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Hey Doctor Bob: FIRST AND FOREMOST, you should remind all your readers that end of year charity contributions are PERFECT for tax deductions! I donate to your charity every December! Thanks for your kind notes! Fast question for you... I've read...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...HBV through vaccination, especially if they have compromised immune systems. So it's best for people with HIV to receive the hepatitis B vaccine when their CD4 cell counts are within healthy ranges. If you don't think you were ever infected with... Read more »

hepatitis a and b vaccination

my son lost the last shot of hepatitis vaccination a and b.it was in 2007. do I need to repeat the three shots again.?he is 5 years old.he got an hemangioma this year. it is asymtomatic. he is ok.
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
If he missed the last shot, I would just give the last shot now and you can check a surface antibody in about two months after that to see if the vaccine worked properly Read more »

HEPTATIS

can safe sex prevent heptatis viruses transmission. I tested negative for HIV. Can condoms prevent heptatis infection?
Eric Daar, M.D.

Response from Eric Daar, M.D.

UCLA School of Medicine
...from exposure to fecal material and can occur in association with intimacy and is not prevented by condoms. There is a highly effective vaccine. In addition, most people who do acquire it will have an illness that will resolve with time and then... Read more »

HEPATITIS B VACCINE

IF I had completed the series of hepa b vaccine and its booster doses, what is the posibility of me catching hepa b during accidental needlestick?
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
Very low - However, you will want to check your surface antibody levels to be certain that they are at a protective level. Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Hepatitis B FAQs for the Public

...virus, call your health professional or your health department. If a person who has been exposed to Hepatitis B virus gets the Hepatitis B vaccine and/or a shot called "HBIG" (Hepatitis B immune globulin) within 24 hours, Hepatitis B infection... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Hepatitis B FAQs for Health Professionals

...disease programs Institutions and nonresidential day care facilities for developmentally disabled persons What are the Hepatitis B vaccines licensed for use in the United States? Two single-antigen vaccines and three combination... Read more »
Black AIDS Institute

Hepatitis: Is Your Doctor in the Dark?

...assessment calls for more frequent use of the hepatitis B vaccination, which has been widely available since 1982 and is so effective that the FDA has described it as the first " anticancer vaccine ." Less than 55 percent of adults have been... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Hepatitis B Vaccine: Fact Sheet

... First Anti-Cancer Vaccine Hepatitis B vaccine prevents hepatitis B disease and its serious consequences like hepatocellular carcinoma (liver cancer). Therefore, this is the Read more »
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Hepatitis B question - would anyone know?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I'm a 26 yr old male that was born with Hepatitis B. I'm in a monogamous relationship with my girlfriend, who is vaccinated with the Hep B vaccine. We have been searching ALL OVER -- the internet, contacting the CDC, asking our physicians -- for a... Read more »

The treatment information of Liver diseases

Posted by wang
... I am the administrator of the forum which provides discussion to patients with liver diseases (hepatitis c, fatty liver, liver cancer, liver cirrhosis, and NASH liver). You can get much useful information about Read more »

the vaccines extend the period of window?

Posted by nightsunami, 1 Reply
it wanted that they answered this question to me because before the week 13 that me realize the examination I was vaccinated against hepatitis B. IT CAN AFFECT the VACCINE SO THAT the RESULT IS a FALSE NEGATIVE? Read more »

liver panel abnormal

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...I've been on Combivir and Crixivan for 10 years - no side effects and good numbers. However, my last physical (5-06)indicated I should follow-up with a liver panel in 2 months; it was slightly Read more »